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Alexandre M.

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Microplastics in our… stools (cartoon #16)

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Microplastics in our... stools (cartoon #16) Well, that's awkward... A recent study reveals microplastics have been found in human stools, and not just a little bit, up to 9 different plastics, and up to half a centimetre in size! Based on this study, the authors estimated that “more than 50% of the world population might have microplastics in their stools”. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a post:
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Stuff strategy (cartoon #15)

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The Stuff Strategy (cartoon #15) The corporations have a model for us to buy a lot of stuff but we have the power to not buy them. For more about our relationship to stuff, check out and follow the Story of Stuff Project and their Youtube channel, especially the original Story of Stuff video. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a post:
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Is this progress? (cartoon #13)

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“I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something by nature we call it progress.” -Ed Begley Jr. Is this progress? (cartoon #13) This cartoon is an attempt to illustrate this powerful quote by Ed Begley Jr. An interesting misconception that tends to drive how our society is designed. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a post:
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Solar is green in Texas (cartoon #12)

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Solar is green in Texas (cartoon #12) ...meaning the colour of money. You know shift is happening when Texans are on a waiting list to get solar panels because it makes money. This cartoon was inspired from a quote by climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a post:
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Earth Overshoot Day 2018: the day we are out of budget

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Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we have spent our annual budget (cartoon #11) This year, Earth Overshoot Day falls on August 1, the earliest day ever! Our Ecological Footprint is how much we demand from nature. Currently, humanity is using the equivalent of 1.7 planets. Every year, Global Footprint Network calculates Earth Overshoot Day. It marks the date when humanity’s demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. You can think about this as a bank account. For the first 7 months in 2018, we lived on our regular salary, after that we start chipping into our savings...
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Emitting greenhouse gases is like smoking (cartoon #10)

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Emitting greenhouse gases is like smoking (cartoon #10) The longer we smoke, the more irreparable damage to our lungs. The more emissions we create, the more greenhouse gases we produce and the more irreparable damage. We need to stop today. If not today, then tomorrow... The sonner, the better. This cartoon was inspired from the work of climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. You can check out her Youtube channel Global Weirding for interesting videos on the science and communication of climate change. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a...
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Growing your own food is like printing your own money (cartoon #9)

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Growing your own food is like printing your own money (cartoon #9) As food is getting more and more expensive, growing your own organic food has become more valuable than ever and is a great way to increase food security. This cartoon was inspired by a quote by Ron Finley. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every other Tuesday! Never miss a post:
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More plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050? (cartoon #8)

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Will there be more plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050? (cartoon #8) This cartoon is inspired by a report published in 2016 at the World Economic Forum and showing that, in a business-as-usual scenario, the ocean is expected to contain one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish. It is up to us to change this trend! At the G7, on June 9, 2018, a non-binding agreement was signed by 5 of 7 leaders to reduce plastic waste in oceans. U.S.A. and Japan declined to sign. Find all our...
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The cost of fixing climate change (cartoon #7)

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The cost of fixing climate change (cartoon #7) This cartoon is inspired by a true quote by Senator James Inhofe from Oklahoma in 2012: "I used to agree with you that climate change was real until I found out how much it would cost to fix it." It was also inspired by a great interview of climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe on the CBC radio on April 30, 2017. If you want to get better at talking to dismissive people about climate change, watch this short video. Find all our sustainability cartoons here. Sign up for a new sustainability cartoon every...
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